Eating Out: Fresh Salt @ Saybrook Point Inn and Spa | Old Saybrook, CT

What’s a birthday without a little bit of surprise? My husband celebrated his birthday recently. He’s usually down with staying at home, watching a movie or simply eating out. The less fuss, the better. This year though, I decided to surprise him with a nice meal at Fresh Salt and …

Eating Out: Hill Station | Baguio City, Benguet, Philippines

Quick history lesson. Do you know about hill stations? It’s a colonial era brainchild. European colonizers headed out to Asia and Africa to colonize and live among the people they colonized. They chose a town located in a higher elevation and designated it as a “hill station” so they have …

Eating Out: Maria Maria | Greenhills, San Juan City, Philippines

Here’s another restaurant that serves Filipino food in a lovely little environment – Maria Maria in San Juan City. I actually ate here twice. Two features caught my attention – this lighting fixture made up of cups and saucers, which is sadly too high for me to photograph properly. . …

Eating Out: Cafe Juanita | Kapitolyo, Pasig City, Philippines

The next time I’m in the Philippines, I really need to explore more of Brgy. Kapitolyo in Pasig City. Café Juanita has been around for more than two decades, but it’s a recent discovery. Good thing my friend brought me there. We only ordered three items: Goi Cuon (Vietnamese Fresh …